2 arrested after 5 crashes close I-75 near airport Sunday morning

Eric Maze

2 arrested after 5 crashes close I-75 near airport Sunday morning

CREATED Jan. 13, 2013 - UPDATED: Jan. 13, 2013

ESTERO, Fla. -- Five separate crashes involving six vehicles closed I-75 southbound south of Alico Road for several hours Sunday morning.

The Florida Highway Patrol says the first crash happened just after 2 a.m. near mile marker 126.   Four crashes followed involving six vehicles, nine passengers causing eight injuries.

Troopers arrested two men for DUI.  23-year-old Andrew Rojas of Estero and 34-year-old Andres Hernandez-Dominguez of Naples both faces charges of driving under the influence and careless driving.

Of the eight injured, only one was hurt seriously, seven-year-old David Hernandes of Naples. 

I-75 re-opened at 9:45 a.m.

 

 

 

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